Carbon dioxide


Test Information

Test Name

Carbon dioxide

Synonyms

Total CO2; pCO2

Preferred Specimen

Blood Gas Syringe / Heparin

Testing Location

PLBOP; PLWHK; PLR; PLT


Collection Information

Main Lab Only

Yes


Processing Information

Registration Code

BGAS

Notes

  • Heparin tube must be full
  • DO NOT share sample; dedicated tube required

Site Specific Notes

- Waikato

Refer patient to Waikato Hospital Laboratory (0800 452 283)


Methodology

Contact Information

john.woodford@pathlab.co.nz